- Talent Name
- Andrew J. Golder
Executive Producer on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”
Emmy Award-winning Andrew Golder is executive producer and co-creator of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” a series that began on ITV UK before its successful multi-season run on The CW. As part of 1/17 Productions, Golder is in charge of a wide-ranging slate of film and television projects in the scripted, non-scripted and documentary world.
In addition, Golder has created, produced and written a number of game, reality and comedy programs for television. He served as executive producer and co-creator of the irreverent quiz show “Win Ben Stein’s Money,” which won eight Emmy Awards, including best game show and best writing. The show was voted one of TV Guide’s Top 50 Game Shows of All Time.
Golder created and executive produced all four seasons of the reality’s hit series, “Solitary,” as well as several foreign productions of the format, including “Solitary Germany,” a celebrity version of the show for prime time.
Previous executive producer credits run the gamut from creating a TV version of the classic board game “The Game of Life” for the Hub Network, to Comedy Central’s update of “The Gong Show;” “Identity” with Penn Jillette; “The World Series of Blackjack” and “Celebrity Blackjack” for GSN; as well as 4 seasons of “Star Search,” hosted by Arsenio Hall.
In addition to “Win Ben Steins Money,” Golder was executive producer and co-creator of ESPN’s “Two Minute Drill” (also voted one of TV Guide’s Top 50 Game Shows of All Time), as well as “The Chair,” “You Don’t Know Jack” and “The Big Moment.”
Golder also executive produced and co-created the pop culture trivia show “Debt,” which earned him a 1997 CableAce Award for Best Game Show and an Emmy nomination. Other credits include executive producer of Comedy Central’s “Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush” and “Make Me Laugh.”